Kerstin has a genetic defect that greatly increases the risk of breast and ovary cancer. She decided to have her breasts removed without reconstruction — a choice not widely accepted.
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Some patients who have breast tissue removed to fight or prevent cancer opt against artificial reconstruction after the procedure. Many patients who've made this decision in Germany have felt stigmatized after the fact.
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